Cyber security is more important than ever. Vast numbers of small and family businesses are being compromised and, in some cases, profoundly damaged, by a range of scams and cyber-attacks every year.

Watch the Ombudsman's cyber security message here.

The check list below describes some simple steps to help small businesses and family enterprises avoid or reduce the impact of cyber security incidents.

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has a dedicated webpage for small and medium businesses. This includes resources to help protect you from cyber security incidents, such as: